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Duke of Wellington

) #140 of 251 Restaurants in Durham ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
Darlington Road, Durham DH1 3QN, England
+44 191 375 7651
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
DETAILS
Darlington Road, Durham DH1 3QN, England
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had evening meal here recently and were very disappointed with every aspect of it. Service was of the 'couldn't care less' variety and table presentation was not very clean. Our meals of fish and chips and steak and chips were edible but not good...More

Thank WhitbygalDurham
dukedurham2016, General Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to give us your feedback. We are sorry that our standards were not up to there usual high levels and I will share this review with the team in order to move forward and progress better.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent value great selection of real ales Worth a visit, meals well presented and good value Atmosphere great

1  Thank vhlw
General Manager A, Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Hi vhlw, Thank you so much for the great review and sharing your thoughts..Reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. We hope you visit us again soon. Team Duke

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch here with family members. The place is spacious, smart and clean and the staff friendly and welcoming. It was quiet when we arrived just after 12 but soon got busy. Good selection of drinks including draught beer. The menu is varied and...More

1  Thank cricketguru
General Manager A, Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Hi cricketguru, Thank you for your kind comments. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope you choose to visit us again soon. Team Duke

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very friendly pub with spacious seating areas and a very good bar however the food is very disappointing. The menu looks good but the food was a let down. None of us were impressed. My bagette was dry and looked like it...More

Thank Joan C
dukedurham2016, General Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit. I am very sorry to hear about your disappointment with our food and we will strive to put this right. I will share these comments with the kitchen team in order...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to attend the Duke of Wellington regularly back when we lived in Durham some years ago, and when visiting family we were told it had undergone a revamp. Needless to say high standards, superb service and impeccable food quality were all still on...More

1  Thank Jayson S
General Manager A, Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Jayson We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Duke Of Wellington and hope you visit us again soon! Team Duke

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Duke of Wellington today with my friends for a meal, it was the first time I have been. The food was amazing and we'll worth the money.

1  Thank Joanne J
dukedurham2016, General Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words we are very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat out a lot and found the pub excellent value especially when we are paying for all the grandchildren! The atmosphere was relaxed and we saw a good mix of families,couples etc ejoying the experience. The menu is not overpriced and the food available...More

1  Thank Patsy J
dukedurham2016, General Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and also that the children finished all their food! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The DOW has been my local for 30 years and it is as good now as it has ever been. I dropped in yesterday and had a couple pints of Ember Ale which was excellent. I had the Duck Flatbread Pizza which hit the mark....More

1  Thank Alan_Of_Durham
General Manager A, Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Thank you for the high star rating! We are so happy that you enjoy visiting us and we hope too see you again really soon. Team Duke

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived about 1pm on a Sunday, and ordered main meals and drinks. There were three of us. Although it's not the cheapest, you do seem to get a fair amount of food for the money. (I do wish that pies had a base and...More

1  Thank SarahS335
General Manager A, Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Hi Sarahs335, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Duke Of Wellington. We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you choose to come again soon! Team Duke

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Food at high prices and then being served Heinz soup - not acceptable. Not homemade and not tomato and basil. Straight out of a tin. Awful.More

Thank Anyothername1987
General Manager A, Manager at Duke of Wellington, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you feel that your price point is too high. We do try to accommodate all budgets and run a set menu for £7.29 for two courses. I can confirm...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darlington Road, Durham DH1 3QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 375 7651
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